Historical Maps

To see a larger map of the area by Taylor and Skinner 1777 click on the map above (opens in a new tab)      

The Houses of Moira

Waringfield House As one travelled out of the village in the direction of Magheralin, there stood Waringfield House, another notable Georgian building. It was the residence of the Waring family who in 1876 owned more than two thousand acres at Read More …

Find my house

Hello Boys and girls. Do you live in or near Moira. Is your house an old one or a new one? If you look carefully in the images below you might be able to find your house. Happy hunting.  

100 years from now

 A question from Mr Mac. One hundred years from now, when someone is writing the history of Moira, will they have anything to say about you? Will you be remembered for something you have done, something worthwhile in life, something Read More …

Local History Links

Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum Paint the Past   History of Maghaberry Facebook page Ulster Aviation Society – Maghaberry and Long Kesh Airfields Lurgan Ancestry web site Old Lurgan Photos Craigavon Historical Society Mills of Northern Ireland web site